Protective Order

In a recent decision, Perry v. The Lighting Group, LLC, No. 154923/2018, 2021 WL 4553666 (N.Y. Sup Ct, New York County Oct. 01, 2021) – a sex discrimination case – the court discussed the so-called “Standards of Civility” for New York attorneys. Here, the dispute arose – as is typical – in the discovery phase…

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In Daughtry v. Fedcap Rehabilitation Servs. Inc., 2018 NY Slip Op 32857(U), Index No. 152108/2016 (Sup. Ct. N.Y. Cty. Nov. 8, 2018) – a race/criminal conviction discrimination case – the court, inter alia, held that plaintiff was not entitled to a deposition of the defendant’s CEO. The court, therefore, granted defendant’s motion for a protective order under…

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In Ghonda v. Time Warner Cable, Inc., 16-cv-2610, 2017 WL 395111 (EDNY Jan. 27, 2017) – in which plaintiff asserts claims of employment (gender) discrimination, sexual harassment, and retaliation – the court denied plaintiff’s request to quash a subpoena seeking information relating to plaintiff’s prior employer. From the Order: Plaintiff’s contention that the mere service…

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